List the levels of classification


Here is a review powerpoint for the quiz

The quiz will also cover the levels of classification


6 Kingdoms

Warm-up: Describe a scientific name.

We will have a quiz Wednesday over classification and spiders

Warm-up: List three types of fossils

Homework: Quiz Thursday over Geologic time scale

Warm-up: If white colored monster is dominant over a blue monster,why can’t you have a heterozygous blue monster?

Quiz Wednesday over pagers 194-200 in the text

Today we took our cumulative exam.

If you scored poorly you can begin extra credit with USA Test preps over the break.

Warm-up: Write three sentences in which you describe the goal of yesterdays activity.

Today we completed the peppered moth on-line activity, dog selective breeding, and USA Test preps. You need to complete at least two of the USATest preps

warm-up: What is a vestigial structure?

Quiz Wednesday over evolution vocabulary

Warm-up: If you cross a heterozygous stalk eyed monster with a homozygous unstalked monster,what are the chances of having a stalked child


Quiz tomorrow Here are the notes if you can’t locate them

evolution scavenger

Warm-up: Who was Charles Darwin?

Today we started exploring natural selection.

Quiz Thursday over the genetics scavenger hunt notes

Please join us for an important meeting about your child’s future! McClure will host a “School Budget Crisis Meeting” on Monday, March 24 at 7 p.m. in the theater at McClure. We will conduct a panel discussion with State Senator Lindsey Tippins, Cobb County School Board members Randy Scamihorn and Brad Wheeler, members of “Face It Cobb”, McClure Middle school teachers Beth Smith and Deanna Angle and former Cobb County School Superintendent Kermit Keenum (who is now with Save Our Schools). Learn about the future of your Cobb County schools and what impact school funding has on your family’s future.

Please look for the Gimme Five Information on Monday

  • As noted on the letter, all monies given back to the McClure Foundation will be divided equally among McClure Teachers for classroom supplies!
  • Gimme 5 will begin Monday, March 17th and end, Wednesday, March 25th .
  • Grade level competition – the grade with the most student/teacher/staff participation will be rewarded with a sweat/gym pants day (date TBD).
  • A homeroom, by grade level, with the highest percentage of participation will receive a donut breakfast.
  • Students will turn in the donation envelope to their homeroom teacher who will in turn, give the student an envelope containing a $5 Auto Bell coupon AND a $5 Belk Charity Day coupon (the envelopes containing the coupons will be in your mail box by Monday afternoon, March 17th). 
  • Each day of the campaign, the homeroom teacher will drop the payment envelopes in the collection boxes and Donna Denis will keep a record of donations by grade level.
  • Homeroom teachers may turn in a donation envelope or complete a form for a payroll deduction and receive your coupons from your classroom coupon allotment.
  • Non-homeroom teachers and staff may turn in a donation envelope or complete a form for a payroll donation deduction and obtain your coupons from the front office.
  • The grade level winner and homeroom winners will be announced on Friday, March 28th
  • We appreciate your support and help with Gimme5 and hope it is a success!!

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